Dramatisation of the work of a general practitioner and his relationship with one family of patients. Includes a sequence where the doctor offers a female patient a cigarette in his surgery whilst they discuss divorce. The film illustrates some of the pressures a family doctor would be under at the time, and highlights that every patient is an individual. The elder GP speaks with some irony about the pressures on his time but his empathy and willingness to help patients reaps dividends in his... Topics: Family Practice, Medical profession, Family Practice, Medical. Health care personnel.